Block Printing Class, Saturday October 13 2pm-5pm
Are you a lover of pattern and textiles? In this hands-on class, printmaker Ariana Gershman will guide you through basic repeat block printing techniques. First, you'll layout your design on paper before carving your stamps using linoleum blocks, erasers and various found materials. You'll then explore inking and printing techniques on fabric. Join us!
Ariana Gershman is an emerging artist from Caracas, Venezuela based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her work is inspired by her interaction with the natural world and its metaphors. Ariana discovered her love for printmaking in college and graduated from the University of Florida with a BFA degree in Printmaking in 2014. Ariana currently lives in Raleigh, NC where she continues her practice as a printmaker with a home-built screen printing press. Ariana also teaches screen printing classes in hopes to empower artists to expand their horizons with the use of this versatile medium. She also carries her skill set over to her hand-made goods and prints business, Moon Rabbit Studio.